NEPTUNE, NJ –The Monmouth County Office on Aging will sponsor a workshop entitled “Caring for the Caregiver” on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Monmouth County Connection, 3544 State Highway 66, Neptune. The workshop is targeted to anyone caring for an elderly friend or loved one.

Presented by Monmouth County Caregiver Specialist Colleen Smith, the program will educate family caregivers about resources and support that are available to help them, tools and techniques to manage stress, and more.

The workshop is free and open to all Monmouth County residents, but registration is required. To register, please call 732-303-2828. 

The Monmouth County Connection is located at 3544 State Highway 66 in Neptune, adjacent to the Home Depot and across the street from Walmart.  This new office of Monmouth County government offers a variety of services including passports, passport photos, free notary public, veterans’ IDs, election/voter information, senior and veterans’ services, public access computers and more.

The office is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The County Connection is under the direction of County Clerk M. Claire French and is supported by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.